The distance between Gainesville to Shreveport is 210.23 miles or 338.24 km. A train trip from Gainesville to Shreveport typically takes 8 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Shreveport faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 8 hours and 35 minutes to get from Gainesville to Shreveport.
Going from Gainesville to Shreveport by train takes over 8 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Monday trains from Gainesville to Shreveport are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Gainesville to Shreveport route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Gainesville to Shreveport, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Gainesville to Shreveport, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Gainesville to Shreveport, which start at $114.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Gainesville to Shreveport start from $38.00, and on average cost $40.45. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Shreveport. Amtrak in Gainesville leaves from 605 E California St, And in Shreveport trains arrive at SporTran Intermodal Terminal,
From Gainesville to Shreveport train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 35 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Shreveport on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $38.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Gainesville.